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February 08, 2018

Office Moving in Dallas: Expectations vs. Reality

Office MovingIf you're planning to move your offices to a alternate place in Dallas in 2018, have you considered the reality of what it's going to entail? A lot people who've never moved previously (or at least for a long time) may not relalize how much becomes involved. Sometimes expectations do not match reality when it comes to time and costs.

So, what kind of realities should you actually come across with an office move in Dallas? Let us ponder at what you probably expect and what you'll probably experience.

Expectation: You Can Move in a Short Amount of Time

Just because you have a somewhat small company, you may think you can coordinate an office moving lineup within a a few days. In reality, you're going to need at least two months to orgainze your office move. With a large number of different things to think about and carry out, you will end up being overwhelmed if you put off planning up to a few days ahead of moving day.

Start pondering about what you'll have to organize, and keep up your schedule to the day of your move. Plans ofttimes change between when you make your check list two months earlier to the morning before the move happens.

Expectation: Hiring a Cheap Company to Move Your Office

The old adage you get what you pay for is usually more than true. Your expectation is perhaps one where you believe you can contract a cheap moving company and still get superb service. The reality is, this is not always true.

Some moving companies like this don't have experienced employees, meaning potential furniture damage. You're going to need to select the best moving companies to assure you are getting top notch service.

Referrals are a great thing to refer to, though you can find quickly online. 

Expectation: Not Needing Warehouse Space

Maybe you think you can move every item at once. In most cases, it may take multiple trips.

When you possess additional belongings that need moving, storage could become a necessity. A moving company should provide you offsite storage for anything requiring storing before the move completes. This might mean files you need to keep separate from your office equipment.

Moving all your files with furniture may mean your confidential files are breeched in all the disarray. Don't automatically assume the small items are going to stay completely organized during an office move in Dallas without additional preventative measures.

Expectation: You Can Relocate Your IT Equipment on Your Own

Many companies attempt to save some dough by moving all their IT equipment without help. Doing so is not very realistic when it includes bulkier items. Not only can moving heavy items on your own cause injury if your employees do not know how to lift properly, but it could also bring about damage to expensive equipment you count on. Definitely hire a professional moving company to move your IT apparatuses, including setup. The same goes for other bulky work equipment which needs expert lifting and packing.

Here at A-1 Freeman Moving Group, we can provide any of the above services in Dallas, as well as office moving expertise at a competitive cost.  Click here to get started on a quote today!

The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
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Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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